A Reading List for Food Lovers


Food and books are among life’s simple pleasures. And for foodie readers, a good food book is always a nice find. Whether you are looking for recipes or ideas for culinary adventure destinations, here’s a list of some of the best food books for your reading list.

300 Sandwiches: A Multilayered Love Story . . . with Recipes by Stephanie Smith

A Fork In The Road edited by James Oseland

Bread, Wine, Chocolate: The Slow Loss of Foods We Love by Simran Sethi

Driving Hungry: A Memoir by Layne Mosler

Eating Viet Nam: Dispatches from a Blue Plastic Table by Graham Holliday

Feasts and Fasts: A History of Food in India by Colleen Taylor Sen

Heat by Bill Buford

In Search of the Perfect Loaf: A Home Baker’s Odyssey by Samuel Fromartz

Ten Restaurants That Changed America by Paul Freedman

The Dorito Effect: The Surprising New Truth About Food and Flavor by Mark Schatzker

The Man Who Ate Everything by Jeffrey Steingarten

The Tummy Trilogy: American Fried; Alice, Let’s Eat; Third Helpings Trilogy by Calvin Trillin

The World on a Plate: 40 Cuisines, 100 Recipes, and the Stories Behind Them by Mina Holland

Unprocessed: My City-Dwelling Year of Reclaiming Real Food by Megan Kimble